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BANGKOK, Thailand (21 November, 2007) – Carlson Hotels Worldwide - Asia

Pacific today announced final preparations for the opening of the 95-room Park Plaza

Sukhumvit Bangkok in mid-December, 2007. It is the first Park Plaza hotel to open in

Thailand and is part of a major expansion of Carlson hotels across Asia.

The Park Plaza Sukhumvit Bangkok is conveniently located, just three minutes’

walk from the BTS skytrain and MRT subway stations at the Asoke-Sukhumvit

intersection in Bangkok. The hotel features high-tech digital connectivity, modern design

features and Carlson’s award winning customer service standards.

In-room amenities include free wireless high-speed internet, 32-inch LCD

televisions with laptop connections and DVD player. Guest rooms feature an ergonomic

chair, desktop reading lamp, spacious desktop workspace and international power

connections. Free wireless internet and LAN connectivity is also available in all public

areas of the hotel.

“Business and leisure travellers demand convenience, connectivity and stylish

surroundings with service standards that exceed expectations,” said Magne Hansen,

general manager. “The Park Plaza Sukhumvit Bangkok guarantees all of these essentials

for a superlative business or leisure stay in the centre of Bangkok.”


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The emphasis on style, comfort and convenience is also apparent in the CO2

(Café On 2), which offers a chic restaurant and a contemporary bar with a club-like

ambience. Guests can also retreat to the rooftop of the 15-storey Park Plaza Sukhumvit to

work out in the gym, take a swim in the sky pool or enjoy a snack or drink on the al

fresco patio overlooking Benjakitti Park.

Service standards will match the style, said Mr Hansen. “Our service culture is

built around friendly, attentive service in all staff interactions. Throughout the hotel, our

staff will be empowered to make quick decisions in response to guests’ requests and

needs,” he said.

On the doorstep of the hotel there is convenient access to business,

entertainment and recreational locations such as the Queen Sirikit National Convention

Centre, the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Benjakitti Park, and all offices along Asoke and

Sukhumvit roads.

Guests who are members of Carlson Hotels’ loyalty program – goldpoints

plus™ - can book online via the or websites and earn

an extra 1,000 Gold Points.

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